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Table 6 Item descriptions and analyses for integration dimension: information infrastructure (n = 928)

From: Integration in primary community care networks (PCCNs): examination of governance, clinical, marketing, financial, and information infrastructures in a national demonstration project in Taiwan

Item Descriptions Clinic-clinic
Relationship (1)
Clinic-hospital
Relationship (2)
 
   Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Pair-t tests
   never thinking brain storming acting never thinking brain storming acting  
78 Establish electronic medical record system 23.81 21.44 54.74 17.78 21.66 60.56 (1)<(2)***
79 Establish regional information network for pt clinical data 29.85 24.68 45.47 20.26 24.35 55.39 (1)<(2)***
80 Establish regional information network for clinical service arrangements 30.60 27.59 41.81 21.88 26.62 51.51 (1)<(2)***
81 Establish regional information network for pt administrative data 40.63 27.16 32.22 33.94 26.83 39.22 (1)<(2)***
82 Establish regional information network for administrative works, such as registration, billings, and so on 59.38 25.00 15.63 53.45 25.43 21.12 (1)<(2)***
83 Establish regional information network for information management 46.12 28.13 25.75 39.66 27.37 32.97 (1)<(2)***
84 Establish united web pages 42.35 28.02 29.63 37.72 26.83 35.45 (1)<(2)***
  1. Note:
  2. 1. Paired t test: ***p < 0.001
  3. 2. Items measured as scale 0 (never thinking), 1 (brain storming), 2 (developing), and 3 (completely acting). And for frequency counts, "acting" was counted by adding the items "developing" and "completely acting" together.